U.S. Protecting Us from AI R. Colin Johnson 10/21/2016 Post a comment From lost jobs to nuclear holocaust, any negative impact artificial intelligence could have on society is what the U.S. government wants to head-off.
Autonomous Car Mobility Shifts Electronics Industry Pablo Valerio 10/18/2016 (2) comments By 2025, automated mobility services could be a $120 billion business in the United States alone. The impact on companies in mobile technology, connected vehicles, and wireless infrastructure could be as important as the arrival of the smartphone last decade.
Did Processor Cause Samsung Note 7 Blowup? Junko Yoshida 10/14/2016 Post a comment It’s far from clear what caused Samsung Note 7 to catch fire. But a new report emerged that the culprit might not be the lithium-ion batteries. Rather, the problem might reside in tweaks made to the processor.
IoT Startup Taps Blockchain Rick Merritt 10/13/2016 Post a comment Startup Filament has developed an end node for the industrial Internet of Things than extends the LoRa network and uses blockchain as part of its security.
Toyota: Hydrocar as 'Power Bank' 20 Years out Junko Yoshida 10/5/2016 Post a comment Toyota brought to Paris Toyota FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle) PLUS. It uses compressed hydrogen as its fuel source. Toyota proposes the FCV PLUS will be also used as a “generator” for homes, other cars and local power grids.
Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE Junko Yoshida 9/26/2016 (2) comments HERE’s new live traffic/map offerings are the world’s first services created from real-time sensor data from competing car brands. From technical perspectives, though, bigger issues include: how open the specifications will be for collected sensory data.
Amazon Echo & How It Resonates Junko Yoshida 9/22/2016 Post a comment Amazon’s Echo-like smart speakers are on the rise. The voice interface is emerging as one of the most natural interface to control IoT devices. Analysts expect the voice interface in home automation hubs, TVs, set-top boxes, HVAC/environmental control hubs and more.
Robo-Car's Safety Challenges DoT Junko Yoshida 9/21/2016 Post a comment The federal policy places self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. Stripped from the privilege of “self-certifying” their vehicles, carmakers will need “pre-market approval” from the DoT. The key question, however, is testing of AI cars’ safety.
Is It Time to Say Goodbye to EDI? Logical Link 8/29/2016 Post a comment EDI and APIs These issues will continue to remain complex as “bring your own device” and device managed inventory (DMI) strategies meld with B2B data swapping, cloud-based services, automated purchase order generation and inventory replenishment
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